Manslaughter

Thomas Burnoski, a San Francisco City Employee, is accused of hit-and-run in the death of Christine Svanemyr at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. (San Francisco Police Department)

Gardener Faces Manslaughter Charge For Running Over, Killing SF Park Visitor

A San Francisco parks worker who fatally struck a woman as she lay at a park in Bernal Heights last month has been charged with felony counts of vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run, prosecutors said Tuesday.

10/22/2013

Car Crash

Alleged Drunk Driver Faces Manslaughter Charges In Head-On Crash In San Leandro

A suspected drunken driver has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated for a crash that killed a 57-year-old woman in San Leandro early Sunday morning, prosecutors said.

08/01/2013

Dewey Tucker of Vallejo was shot in his car on Interstate 80 near Hercules on January 12, 2010. (Tucker Family)

Gang Member Gets Life In Prison For Vallejo Musician Murder

A Sureño gang member was sentenced Monday morning for the highway shooting murder of Vallejo musician Dewey Tucker in 2010 and the slaying of a Santa Rosa man a year later.

03/11/2013

71-year-old Sutchi Hui was struck at the intersection of Market and Castro streets. (CBS)

Judge Rules Cyclist Can Be Charged With Felony For Fatal SF Castro Crash

A San Francisco judge ruled Thursday that a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian in a Castro District crosswalk should stand trial for felony vehicular manslaughter rather than lesser charges sought by the defense.

03/07/2013

Gabriel Martinez

Paradise Man Convicted Of Killing Monterey Woman With Prescription Drugs During Date

A Monterey County Superior Court Judge Friday found a man guilty of manslaughter in the death of a woman he met at a bar and had sex with after feeding her prescription drugs.

01/26/2013

Rescuers on the scene after a hit and run driver struck pedestrians at San Francisco's Twin Peaks on December 20, 2012. (CBS)

Woman Charged With Manslaughter, DUI In Twin Peaks Pedestrian Crash

A suspected drunken driver who allegedly ran into several pedestrians at the Twin Peaks lookout point on Thursday night, killing one, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, a district attorney’s office spokesman said Monday.

12/24/2012

(CBS)

Suspect In Fatal San Mateo Hit And Run Pleads Not Guilty

A man charged with causing a fatal hit-and-run collision at a San Mateo bus stop last month pleaded not guilty to vehicular manslaughter Tuesday.

12/04/2012

Scene of crash at Treat Boulevard and Oak Grove Road in Concord where a father and two daughters on bicycles were hit by an out-of-control Cadillac Escalade, April 7, 2012. (CBS)

Teen Driver Pleads Guilty In Deaths Of Father, Daughter On Concord Bike Ride

A teenage driver accused of hitting and killing a father and daughter with his SUV as they were out for a Saturday morning bike ride in Concord in April pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving charges Wednesday morning in juvenile court in Martinez.

09/26/2012

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Photo creedit by Getty Images)

Judge Rules Schwarzenegger Sentence Reduction Didn’t Break Law

A California judge has ruled that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger didn’t break any laws when he cut the manslaughter sentence for the son of a political ally just hours before leaving office last year.

09/07/2012

Scene of crash at Treat Boulevard and Oak Grove Road in Concord where a father and two daughters on bicycles were hit by an out-of-control Cadillac Escalade, April 7, 2012. (CBS)

Teen Driver To Plead Guilty In Concord Crash That Killed Father, Daughter

A teen driver accused of hitting and killing a father and his 9-year-old daughter during a bike ride in Concord in April is expected to plead guilty to vehicular manslaughter charges later this month, a prosecutor said Friday.

09/07/2012

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